Tom DeLonge has teased the upcoming album from Blink-182 – telling followers that it’s set to be their “best album” but.

The feedback on the forthcoming LP have been teased by the musician in a brand new interview, selling his newest collaboration with Fender and saying his new limited-edition Stratocaster guitar.

Through the dialogue, he make clear the standing of recent music from the pop-punk veterans, and defined that the band are writing what they think about to be their strongest songs thus far.

“I still think we’re writing our best songs. I think our album coming out is probably our best album we’ve ever made,” he started, occurring to replicate on their latest US dwell reveals.

“The production that we brought on this tour is finally the first perfect, cohesive branding and symbol of everything that the band is about. It’s got the nostalgia in there and the history in there, but it’s also got the fun and reverence and childhood charm. And it’s got the rebellion, but it’s got the technology too,” he continued.

“So it’s this really cool rebirth of everything – or the best of everything that we’ve done, but done the way people always wished we would have done it! [They’re] like, ‘Right, you guys aren’t half bad now!’ You know? ‘Thank you!’”

Though the guitarist didn’t present any additional data on the upcoming Blink album, he did, nevertheless, clarify how the design of his new signature axe is in line with his present songwriting type.

“I try to write music that is accessible and easy to play and enjoy, so that people can come along for the ride,” he defined within the video, sharing his inspiration behind the design.

“This simplicity actually impressed this new signature Stratocaster. It simply has one knob and one pickup, which simply makes it straightforward to show it up, play and sound nice, particularly vital if you’re in entrance of a crowd and have already got loads to consider.

“On top of that, the bright colours give it a timeless, California feel that stands out on any stage. Together with Fender, a brand that is deeply rooted in my musical identity, we’ve created something that really stands the test of time – like I strive to do with my music.”

The Restricted Version Tom DeLonge Stratocaster is offered now on Fender for £1,299 and comes with the selection of 4 colourways. Discover out extra right here.

tom delonge together with his new restricted version fender stratocaster. credit: fender

This isn’t the primary time that the members have teased their upcoming album in 2023. Earlier this yr, drummer Travis Barker advised followers the challenge be completed earlier than they head out on tour subsequent yr and, in January, DeLonge took to Instagram to write down that the upcoming LP is “the best album we’ve ever made.”

“Buckle up. I’m personally tripping and so proud of what we have created TOGETHER,” he wrote, sharing an image of the cartoon rabbit from the poster of the band’s 1999 ‘Loserkids’ tour. “As one unified force of fun, eternal youth, and most of all – close friends.”

Moreover, the band have to date launched one single – ‘Edging’ – whereas DeLonge additionally promised that the file accommodates a few of their “most progressive” music to date.

The forthcoming LP would be the first full-length launch from the basic line-up – DeLonge, Barker and Mark Hoppus – since their reunion final yr.

Having wrapped up the North American leg of the tour earlier this month, Blink-182 are set to kick off their UK run of dwell reveals later this yr. It will begin in Glasgow, with two back-to-back performances on the OVO Hydro area on September 1 and a pair of, earlier than making stops in cities together with London, Birmingham and Manchester.

Discover a full checklist of upcoming tour dates under, and discover remaining tickets right here.

Blink-182’s UK and Eire tour dates are:

1 – Glasgow, OVO Hydro
2 – Glasgow, OVO Hydro
4 – Belfast, SSE Area
5 – Dublin, 3Arena

11 – London, The O2
12 – London, The O2
14 – Birmingham, Utilita Area
15 – Manchester, AO Area
16 – Manchester, AO Area